Read On Wisconsin: January 2014

Welcome to a New Year of reading in Wisconsin! Here are the Read On Wisconsin titles for January:

Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers
I’ll Save You, Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal. Illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. Atheneum, 2012
Baby, Where Are You? by Mack. U.S. edition: Clavis, 2012


Poem: “Tide and Seek” by Andrew Fusek Peters, p. 80 from Here’s a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry edited by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters. Illustrated by Polly Dunbar. U.S. edition: Candlewick Press, 2007.

Primary (Grades K-2)
Lemonade in Winter: A Book about Two Kids County Money by Emily Jenkins. Illustrated by G. Brian Karas. Schwartz & Wade, 2012. (also available as an e-book)

Intermediate (Grades 3-5)
The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng. Illustrated by Abigail Halpin. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
(also available as an e-book)

Middle School
Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Hours by Ann Bausum. National Geographic, 2012 (also available as an e-book)
Fire in the Streets by Kekla Magoon . Aladdin / Simon & Schuster, 2012


High School
No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Carolrhoda LAB, 2012 (also available as an e-book)
Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver. The University of Alabama Press, 2012


Discussion questions for these books are available at the Read On Wisconsin site. Also, Teaching Books offers a number of resources for these titles. Annotations for most books can be found using the search box on the Cooperative Children's Book Center's website.

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